Research in collective memory is a relatively new area capturing the interest of scholars in social psychology, memory, sociology, and anthropology. The core idea is that collective attitudes and behaviors are created and shared through common experiences and communication among a cohort of people. For example, people born between 1940 and 1960 are often defined via the JFK assassination and the Vietnam War. Their parents typically experienced lesser impact from these events.
Papers about collective memory have appeared in the literature under different guises for the last hundred years. Freud's Civilization and Its Discontents, Jung's ideas on the collective unconscious, and McDougall's speculation on the group mind posited that identity and action could be viewed as resulting from the shared development of a culture. Halbwachs, a French social psychologist (1877-1945) who was the first to write in detail about the nature of collective memory, argued that basic memory processes were all social. That is, people remember only those events that they have repeated and elaborated in their discussions with others.
In the last several years, there has been a resurgence of interest in this general topic because it addresses some fundamental questions about memory and social processes. Work closely related to these questions deals with the nature of autobiographical memory, traumatic experience and reconstructive memory, and social sharing of memories. This book brings together an international group of researchers who have been empirically studying some basic tenets of collective memory.
"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.
This astonishingly international volume marks the coming-of-age of a new approach to the study of memory, in which the memories of entire nations and cultures are treated as social phenomena in their own right. Converging evidence for the value of this approach is provided by contributors from a remarkably wide range of countries -- Spain, Chile, Belgium, Portugal, Italy, the Netherlands, Great Britain, the US. There is a great deal here that most American memory researchers do not yet know, but they will have to learn it soon.
"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.
Descripción Psychology Press, 1997. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Ships Fast! Satisfaction Guaranteed!. Nº de ref. de la librería mon0000515114
Descripción Estado de conservación: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Nº de ref. de la librería 97808058218260000000
Descripción Estado de conservación: New. This item is Print on Demand - Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Nº de ref. de la librería POD_9780805821826
Descripción 2000. HRD. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería VT-9780805821826
Descripción Lawrence Erlbaum. Estado de conservación: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Hardcover-320pp - This title is now printed on demand - please allow an added 2-3 weeks for shipment! A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Nº de ref. de la librería 2008311
Descripción Psychology Press, 2017. Hardback. Estado de conservación: NEW. 9780805821826 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Print on Demand title, produced to the highest standard, and there would be a delay in dispatch of around 10 working days. Nº de ref. de la librería HTANDREE0213032
Descripción Psychology Press, 2016. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Nº de ref. de la librería ria9780805821826_lsuk
Descripción Psychology Press, 1997. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería INGM9780805821826
Descripción Psychology Press, 1997. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0805821821
Descripción Psychology Press, 1997. HRD. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Delivered from our US warehouse in 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND.Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería IP-9780805821826